Lifestyle and ICU outcomes linked

If you are elderly and disabled, stay out of the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU).  It’s expensive for one thing and your health is likely to decline sharply after an ICU stay.  That’s not to say don’t go in at all but be aware, the less disabled you are, the better you’ll survive the stay,…

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Romance scams

From the street vendors with their bunches of flowers to the hearts hanging from ceilings, door frames and even around necks (that one was a tie) to the boxes of (hopefully) good chocolate, Americans are inundated with the message of love.  It’s hard not to be aware of the lack of romance in your life…

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Grandpa's books

It’s February and so rather unimaginatively I’ve decided to write about love this month.  (By the way if you haven’t sent me a story about love, please do so at [email protected])  There are all sorts of love as you know so I’m not limiting myself to romantic love. My dad’s parents and especially my grandfather…

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